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The Aaronic priesthood (also called the priesthood of Aaron or the Levitical priesthood) is the lesser of the two (or sometimes three) orders of priesthood recognized in the Latter Day Saint movement.
Agricol Lozano Herrera (1927–1999) was a poet, historian, and leader in Mexico.
Albert Carrington (January 8, 1813 – September 19, 1889) was an apostle and member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Amy Cassandra Brown Lyman (February 7, 1872 – December 5, 1959) was the eighth general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1940 to 1945.
The Anointed Quorum, also known as the Quorum of the Anointed, or the Holy Order, was a select body of men and women who Joseph Smith initiated into Mormon temple ordinances at Nauvoo, Illinois, which gave them special standing in the early Latter Day Saint movement.
The "Anthon Transcript" (often identified with the "Caractors document") is a small piece of paper on which Joseph Smith wrote several lines of characters.
Apostolic succession in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is the process of transition to a new church president when the preceding one has died.
An area is an administrative unit of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), which typically is composed of multiple stakes and missions.
Armand Lind Mauss (born 5 June 1928) is an American sociologist specializing in the sociology of religion.
Within the Latter Day Saint movement, the "Articles of Faith" are a creed composed by Joseph Smith as part of an 1842 letter sent to "Long" John Wentworth, editor of the Chicago Democrat, and first published in the Latter Day Saint newspaper Times and Seasons.
The Autobiography of Parley Parker Pratt is the 1874 posthumous autobiography of Latter Day Saint apostle Parley P. Pratt.
Most Mormons are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
From 1849 to 1978, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) prohibited anyone with black ancestry from being ordained to the priesthood.
Bookcraft was a major publisher of books and products for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Boyd Jay Petersen (born February 23, 1962) is program coordinator for Mormon Studies at Utah Valley University (UVU) and teaches English and literature at UVU and Brigham Young University (BYU).
Brigham Young University Press (BYU Press) is the university press of Brigham Young University (BYU).
Brigham Young: American Moses is a biography about Brigham Young, a leader in the Latter Day Saint movement, by Dr.
By Common Consent (BCC) is a group blog featuring commentary and discussion especially of contemporary Mormon culture, thought and current events.
Caldwell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Carol Cornwall Madsen (born 1930) is an emeritus professor of history at Brigham Young University (BYU) where she was a research historian with the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Church History.
Charles Root Dana (November 8, 1802 – August 7, 1868) was an American Mormon leader, pioneer, and missionary, and a politician in territorial Utah.
The Church of Christ was the original name of the Latter Day Saint church founded by Joseph Smith.
Confession, in many religions, is the acknowledgment of one's sins (sinfulness) or wrongs.
David Todd Christofferson (born January 24, 1945) is a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Dallin Harris Oaks (born August 12, 1932) is an American jurist, educator, and religious leader who serves as the First Counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Daniel Arlon Vogel (born 1955) is an independent researcher, writer, and author on a number of works that include Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet. and is most known for his work on Early Mormon Documents.
Danny Lynn Jorgensen (born 1951) is an American professor at the Department of Religious Studies of the University of South Florida, for which he also served as chair from 1999 to 2006.
Darius Gray is an African-American Latter-day Saint speaker and writer.
David Jay Whittaker (born 1945) is a Mormon historian and bibliographer.
David King Udall, Sr. (September 7, 1851 – February 18, 1938) was a representative to the Arizona Territorial Legislature and the founder of the Udall political family.
David O. McKay and the Rise of Modern Mormonism is the first book to draw upon the David O. McKay Papers at the J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, in addition to some two hundred interviews conducted by the authors, Gregory Prince and William Robert Wright.
David Whitmer (January 7, 1805 – January 25, 1888) was an early adherent of the Latter Day Saint movement who eventually became the most interviewed of the Three Witnesses to the Book of Mormon's golden plates.
Ronald Davis Bitton (February 22, 1930 – April 13, 2007) was a charter member and president of the Mormon History Association, professor of history at the University of Utah, and official Assistant Church Historian in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Dean Cornell Jessee (born 1929) is a historian of the early Latter Day Saint movement and leading expert on the writings of Joseph Smith, Jr.
Dean Lowe May (April 6, 1938 – May 6, 2003) was an American academic, author and documentary filmmaker and professor of History at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Joseph Smith, the founder and leader of the Latter Day Saint movement, and his brother Hyrum Smith were killed by a mob in Carthage, Illinois, on June 27, 1844.
Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought is an independent quarterly journal of "Mormon thought" that addresses a wide range of issues on Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint Movement.
Douglas D. Alder (born 1932) was president of Dixie College (now Dixie State University) from 1986-1993.
Edward Wheelock Tullidge (September 30, 1829 – May 21, 1894) was a literary critic, newspaper editor, playwright, and historian of Utah Territory.
The Eight Witnesses were one of the two groups of witnesses who made a statement stating that they had seen the golden plates which Joseph Smith, Jr.
Emma Hale Smith Bidamon (July 10, 1804 – April 30, 1879) was the first wife of Joseph Smith and a leader in the early days of the Latter Day Saint movement, both during Joseph's lifetime and afterward as a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS Church).
The Endowment House was an early building used by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) to administer temple ordinances in Salt Lake City, Utah Territory.
Ernest Leroy Wilkinson (May 4, 1899 – April 6, 1978) was an American academic administrator, lawyer, and prominent figure in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Eugene Edward "Gene" Campbell (April 26, 1915 – April 10, 1986) was an American professor of history at Brigham Young University.
Frances Ward ("Fanny") Alger Custer (September 30, 1816 – November 29, 1889) was possibly the first plural wife of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, although scholars have disagreed about whether Smith's relationship with Alger was an early plural marriage or simply a sexual indiscretion.
The First Vision (also called the grove experience) refers to a vision that Joseph Smith said he received in the spring of 1820, in a wooded area in Manchester, New York, which his followers call the Sacred Grove.
Galium desereticum is a plant species in the Rubiaceae.
Gary P. Gillum (born June 12, 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a librarian-emeritus of Brigham Young University (BYU).
Gilbert Woodrow Scharffs (June 27, 1930 - February 26, 2015) was a Latter-day Saint religious educator and author.
Gordon A. Madsen is a former state legislator and assistant attorney general in Utah.
Grant Hart Palmer (August 17, 1940 – September 25, 2017) was an American educator best known for his controversial work, An Insider's View of Mormon Origins, which ostensibly led to his disfellowshipment in 2004 from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Grant Revon Underwood is a historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and a professor at Brigham Young University (BYU).
In Protestant Christianity, the Great Apostasy is the perceived fallen state of traditional Christianity, especially the Catholic Church, because they claim it allowed traditional Greco-Roman culture (i.e.Greco-Roman mysteries, deities of solar monism such as Mithras and Sol Invictus, pagan festivals and Mithraic sun worship and idol worship) into the church.
Gregory Antone Prince (born 1948) is an American pathology researcher, businessman, author, social critic, and historian of the Latter Day Saint movement.
The Handbook (formerly the Church Handbook of Instructions and earlier the General Handbook of Instructions) is a two-volume book of instructions and policies for leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
In some religious traditions or movements, Heavenly Mother (also referred to as Mother in Heaven or Sky Mother) is the wife or feminine counterpart of the Sky father or God the Father.
In Mormonism, Heavenly Mother or the Mother in Heaven is the mother of human spirits and the wife of God the Father.
Historians of the Latter Day Saint movement are a diverse group of historians writing about Mormonism.
History of the Church (cited as HC) (originally entitled History of Joseph Smith; first published under the title History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; nicknamed Documentary History of the Church or DHC) is a semi-official history of the early Latter Day Saint movement during the lifetime of founder Joseph Smith.
The Church of Jesus Christ (Bickertonite) is part of the Latter Day Saint movement.
The history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is typically divided into three broad time periods.
Hugh Findlay (June 9, 1822 in Newmilns, Ayrshire, Scotland – March 2, 1900 in Fish Haven, Idaho) was one of the first two Mormon missionaries to enter India and initiated Mormon missionary work in the Shetland Islands.
Hyde v Hyde is a landmark case of the English Court of Probate and Divorce.
Ina Donna Coolbrith (March 10, 1841 – February 29, 1928) was an American poet, writer, librarian, and a prominent figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary community.
James Brown "Jim" Allen (born 1927) is an American historian of Mormonism and was an official Assistant Church Historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 1972–1979.
Jo Ann Barnett "Jan" Shipps (born 1929) is an American historian specializing in Mormon History, particularly in the latter half of the 20th century to the present.
Jana Kathryn Riess (born December 13, 1969) is an American writer and editor.
Jay Atwell Parry (born October 12, 1950) is an American author.
Jeffrey N. Walker is an attorney and adjunct professor at the J. Reuben Clark Law School (BYU).
Jesse Gause (1785 – c. 1836) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and served in the First Presidency as a counselor to President of the Church Joseph Smith.
JMH may refer to.
John C. Hamer is an American-Canadian historian and mapmaker.
John Corrill (September 17, 1794 – September 26, 1842) was an early member and leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, and an elected representative in the Missouri State Legislature.
The John Whitmer Historical Association (JWHA) is an independent, nonprofit organization promoting study, research, and publishing about the history and culture of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Joseph Fielding Smith (January 30, 1899 – August 29, 1964) was Presiding Patriarch and a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1942 until 1946.
Joseph Smith Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement.
Joseph Smith: Rough Stone Rolling: A Cultural Biography of Mormonism's Founder is a biography of Joseph Smith Jr., founder and prophet of the Latter Day Saint movement, by Richard Bushman.
Joseph Smith: The Making of a Prophet is a biography of the formative years of the founder of Mormonism written by Dan Vogel.
The following events occurred in July 1917.
This day is the midpoint of a common year because there are 182 days before and 182 days after it in common years, and 183 before and 182 after in leap years.
Karen Lynn Davidson (born 1943) is a Latter-day Saint hymnwriter, author and literary critic.
Kathryn M. "Kathy" Daynes (born 1946) is a professor of history at Brigham Young University (BYU) and a historian of Mormonism, specializing in Mormon polygamy.
The Kinderhook plates were a set of six small, bell-shaped pieces of brass with strange engravings which were claimed to have been discovered in 1843 in an Indian mound near Kinderhook, Illinois.
The Lamanites are one of the four civilizations of the Book of Mormon, a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement, published in 1830 by its founder Joseph Smith, which purports to be an ancient history of God's dealings with people in the Western Hemisphere.
Possibly as early as the 1830s, followers of the Latter Day Saint movement (also known as Mormonism), were practicing the doctrine of polygamy or "plural marriage".
Latter-day Dissent: At the Crossroads of Intellectual Inquiry and Ecclesiastical Authority is a 2011 book edited, with an introduction, by Philip Lindholm.
Lavina Fielding Anderson (born 13 April 1944 in Shelley, Idaho) is a Latter Day Saint scholar, writer, editor, and feminist.
The law of adoption was a ritual practiced in Latter Day Saint temples between 1846 and 1894 in which men who held the priesthood were sealed in a father–son relationship to other men who were not part of nor even distantly related to their immediate nuclear family.
Leonard James Arrington (July 2, 1917 – February 11, 1999) was an American author, academic and the founder of the Mormon History Association.
Linda King Newell (born January 16, 1941) is an American historian and author.
This list of Brigham Young University alumni includes notable graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Brigham Young University (BYU), a private, coeducational research university owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) located in Provo, Utah, United States.
This list of history journals presents representative academic journals pertaining to the field of history and historiography.
Joseph Smith (1805–1844), the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, secretly taught and practiced polygamy during his ministry, and married multiple women during his lifetime.
In an effort to bring together pages on various religions, below is a list of articles that are about or reference Latter Day Saint movement topics.
This article lists periodicals published primarily about institutions, people, or issues of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Lyman Eugene Johnson (October 24, 1811 – December 20, 1859) was an early leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and an original member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Mario S. De Pillis (born 1926, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an emeritus professor of American Religious history at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Mark Roscoe Ashurst-McGee (born 1968) is an American historian of the Latter Day Saint movement and editor for the Joseph Smith Papers project.
Marlin Keith Jensen (born May 18, 1942) has been a general authority of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 1989.
Marvin Sidney Hill (August 28, 1928 - July 27, 2016) was a professor of American history at Brigham Young University (BYU) and a historian of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Mary Lythgoe Bradford (born 24 October 1930) is an editor and poet significant to Mormon literature.
Massacre at Mountain Meadows is a book by Latter-day Saint historian Richard E. Turley, Jr. and two Brigham Young University professors of history, Ronald W. Walker and Glen M. Leonard.
Massimo Introvigne (born June 14, 1955 in Rome) is an Italian sociologist and intellectual property consultant.
Matthew J. Grow, director of publications for the LDS Church History Department, is an American historian specializing in Mormon history.
Maureen Ursenbach Beecher (born 1935) was an editor and senior research associate in the LDS Church History Department from 1972 to 1980.
MHA may refer to.
Michael Dustin Hicks (born 1956) is an American Professor of Music, poet and artist, who has studied a broad array of topics, although his work on music and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been ground-breaking in that field.
Michael Van Wagenen is an award-winning documentary filmmaker.
Mormon Enigma: Emma Hale Smith, Prophet's Wife, "Elect Lady," Polygamy's Foe is a biography of Emma Hale Smith, wife of Joseph Smith Jr., written by Linda King Newell and Valeen Tippetts Avery.
Mormon fundamentalism (also called fundamentalist Mormonism) is a belief in the validity of selected fundamental aspects of Mormonism as taught and practiced in the nineteenth century, particularly during the administrations of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young, the first two presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
The Mormon handcart pioneers were participants in the migration of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (also known as the LDS Church) to Salt Lake City, Utah, who used handcarts to transport their belongings.
The Mormon Reformation was a period of renewed emphasis on spirituality within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Mormon studies is the interdisciplinary academic study of the beliefs, practices, history and culture of those known by the term Mormon and denominations belonging to the Latter Day Saint movement whose members do not generally go by the term "Mormon".
The relationship between Mormonism and Freemasonry began early in the life Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, as his older brother Hyrum and possibly his father were Freemasons while the family lived near Palmyra, New York.
Polygamy (most often polygyny, called plural marriage by Mormons in the 19th century or the Principle by modern fundamentalist practitioners of polygamy) was practiced by leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) for more than half of the 19th century, and practiced publicly from 1852 to 1890 by between 20 and 30 percent of Latter-day Saint families.
The status of women in Mormonism has been a source of public debate since before the death of Joseph Smith in 1844.
This is a chronology of Mormonism.
This is a timeline of major events in Mormonism in the 20th century.
The Mountain Meadows Massacre was a series of attacks on the Baker–Fancher emigrant wagon train, at Mountain Meadows in southern Utah.
Neal Elwood Lambert (born 1934) is an emeritus professor of English and American Studies at Brigham Young University (BYU).
Nestor Esteban Curbelo Armando (born 1952) is a historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Uruguay and Argentina.
Newell G. Bringhurst (born 3 April 1942) is an American historian and author of books and essays.
No Man Knows My History: The Life of Joseph Smith is a 1945 book by Fawn McKay Brodie, the first important non-hagiographic biography of Joseph Smith, the founder of Latter Day Saint movement.
Polygamy, or plural marriage, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints probably originated with the founder of Mormonism, Joseph Smith, who taught that polygamy was a divine commandment.
Orson Hyde (January 8, 1805 – November 28, 1878) was a leader in the early Latter Day Saint movement and an original member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Orson Pratt, Sr. (September 19, 1811 – October 3, 1881) was an American mathematician and religious leader who was an original member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of the Church of the Latter Day Saints.
The Pace memorandum was a 1990 memorandum written by Glenn L. Pace, a general authority in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), describing to a committee of the church the complaints of sixty members of the church that claimed they had been subjected to satanic ritual abuse (SRA) by family members and other members of the church.
Patty Bartlett Sessions (February 4, 1795 – December 14, 1892) was a Mormon midwife.
Paul L. Anderson (born 1946-March 23, 2018) was a Latter-day Saint architectural historian, museum curator and hymnwriter.
Paul Y. Hoskisson (born 1943) is an American professor of Ancient scripture and former associate dean of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU).
The Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company, commonly referred to as the Perpetual Emigration Fund (PEF), was a corporation established by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in 1849.
Philip Layton Barlow (born 1950) is a Harvard-trained scholar who specializes in American Religious History, religious geography, and Mormonism.
Presidents and Prophets: The Story of America's Presidents and the LDS Church is a book, spoken word album on CD, and direct-to-DVD documentary film of the same title by Michael K. Winder, a member of the Utah Board of State History.
In the Latter Day Saint movement, the Presiding Patriarch (also called Presiding Evangelist, Patriarch over the Church, Patriarch of the Church, or Patriarch to the Church) is a church-wide leadership office within the priesthood.
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (also known as the Quorum of the Twelve, the Council of the Twelve Apostles, or simply the Twelve) is one of the governing bodies in the church hierarchy.
Rebaptism is a practice of in the Latter Day Saint movement.
Reed Connell Durham, Jr. (born 1930) is a historian of the Latter Day Saint movement and former director of the Institute of Religion in Salt Lake City, Utah for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Reid Larkin Neilson has served as the managing director of the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) since 2010.
The Relief Society (RS) is a philanthropic and educational women's organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
The Religious Studies Center (RSC) is the research and publishing arm of Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU), sponsoring scholarship on Latter-day Saint (LDS) culture, history, scripture, and doctrine.
Richard Lyman Bushman (born June 20, 1931) is an American historian and Gouverneur Morris Professor of History emeritus at Columbia University.
Richard Douglas Poll (April 23, 1918 – April 27, 1994) was an American historian, academic, author and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Richard Edmond Bennett (born 1946) is a professor of Church History and Doctrine at Brigham Young University (BYU).
Richard Eyring "Rick" Turley Jr. (born February 18, 1956) is an American historian and genealogist, and an Assistant Church Historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Richard P. Howard is historian emeritus of Community of Christ, having served as world church historian of that organization (previously named the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) from 1966–1994.
Richard Roswell Lyman (November 23, 1870 – December 31, 1963) was an American engineer and religious leader who was an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1918 to 1943.
Richard S. Van Wagoner (July 23, 1946 – October 10, 2010) was a non-academic historian who published works on the history of Utah and the history of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Robert James Matthews (12 September 1926 – 30 August 2009) was a Latter-day Saint religious educator and scholar, teaching in the departments of Ancient Scripture and Religious Education at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah.
Robert John Woodford (born 1936) is an expert on Joseph Smith and the Doctrine and Covenants.
Roger D. Launius (born May 15, 1954) is an American historian and author of Lithuanian descent, a former chief historian of NASA.
Ronald Kent Esplin (born 1944) is the managing editor of The Joseph Smith Papers project and the former director of the Joseph Fielding Smith Institute for Latter-day Saint History at Brigham Young University (BYU).
Ronald Warren Walker (1939 – May 9, 2016) was a historian of the Latter Day Saint movement and a professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) and president of the Mormon History Association.
The Salt Lake Tabernacle, also known as the Mormon Tabernacle, is located on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, in the U.S. state of Utah.
Samuel Brannan (March 2, 1819 – May 5, 1889) was an American settler, businessman, journalist, and prominent Mormon who founded the California Star, the first newspaper in San Francisco, California.
Samuel Tyler Lawrence (November 21, 1786 – December 18, 1847) was resident of New York in the 1820s who was an early associate of Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter-day Saint movement.
Samuel Woolley Taylor (February 5, 1907 – September 26, 1997) was an American novelist, scriptwriter, and historian.
Sarah Marinda Bates Pratt (February 2, 1817 – December 25, 1888) was the first wife of LDS Apostle and polygamist Orson Pratt and later a critic of Mormon polygamy.
Seagull Book, formerly called Seagull Book & Tape, is an American retail chain bookstore focusing on products for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), with over two dozen stores in Utah, Idaho, Arizona, and Nevada.
In the Latter Day Saint movement, the second anointing, also known historically and in Latter Day Saint scripture as the fulness of the priesthood, is an obscure and relatively rare ordinance usually conducted in temples as an extension of the Nauvoo endowment ceremony.
The September Six were six members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) who were excommunicated or disfellowshipped by the church in September 1993, allegedly for publishing scholarly work against Mormon doctrine or criticizing church doctrine or leadership.
Sidney Rigdon: A Portrait of Religious Excess is a 1994 biography of the early Latter Day Saint leader Sidney Rigdon written by Richard S. Van Wagoner.
Signature Books is a press specializing in subjects related to Utah, Mormonism, and Western Americana.
Stanford Orson "Stan" Cazier (June 11, 1930 – March 14, 2013) was an American educator, university administrator and scholar.
Stanley Buchholz Kimball (November 25, 1926 – May 15, 2003) was a historian at Southern Illinois University.
The State of Deseret was a provisional state of the United States, proposed in 1849 by settlers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Salt Lake City.
Steven Craig Harper (born 1970) is a historian for the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a former professor of church history and doctrine at Brigham Young University.
Sunstone is a magazine published by the Sunstone Education Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, that discusses Mormonism through scholarship, art, short fiction, and poetry.
Thomas Brown Holmes Stenhouse (21 February 1825 – 7 March 1882) was an early Mormon pioneer and missionary who later became a Godbeite and with his wife, Fanny Stenhouse, became a vocal opponent of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Thomas Edgar "Ed" Lyon (9 August 1903 – 20 September 1978) was a prominent Latter-day Saint historian and educator.
The teachings of Joseph Smith include a broad spectrum of religious doctrines as well as political and scientific ideas and theories, many of which he said were revealed to him by God.
In the Latter Day Saint movement, a temple is a building dedicated to be a house of God and is reserved for special forms of worship.
In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), a temple is a building dedicated to be a House of the Lord.
The Church of Jesus Christ is a Christian religious denomination headquartered in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, United States.
As of January 1, 2011, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 142,473 members in 30 stakes,.
The Joseph Smith Papers (or Joseph Smith Papers Project) is a project researching, collecting, and publishing all manuscripts and documents created by, or under the direction of, Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement.
The Story of the Latter-day Saints is a single-volume history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) by James B. Allen and Glen M. Leonard, first published in 1976.
The Work and the Glory is a nine-part novel series by Gerald N. Lund.
Thomas Glen Alexander (born August 8, 1935) is an American historian and academic who is professor emeritus from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah, where he was also Lemuel Hardison Redd, Jr.
Thomas W. Murphy (born circa 1967) is a Latter Day Saint anthropologist and writer.
The Three Witnesses is the collective name for three men connected with the early Latter Day Saint movement who stated that an angel had shown them the golden plates from which Joseph Smith, Jr.
Todd Merlin Compton (born 1952) is an American historian in the fields of Mormon history and Classics.
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, from Capitol Reef National Park.
The Utah War (1857–1858), also known as the Utah Expedition, Utah Campaign, Buchanan's Blunder,Poll, Richard D., and Ralph W. Hansen.
Valeen Tippetts Avery (December 22, 1936 – April 7, 2006) was an American biographer and historian best known for her work on Western American and Latter Day Saint history.
William Wines Phelps (February 17, 1792 – March 7, 1872) was an early leader of the Latter Day Saint movement.
Will Bagley (born 1950) is a historian specializing in the history of the Western United States and the American Old West.
William Bickerton (January 15, 1815 – February 17, 1905) was a leader in the Latter Day Saint movement after the 1844 succession crisis.
William Dean Russell (born 1938) is an American historian focusing on the history of the Latter Day Saint movement.
William George Hartley (born 1942) (died April 10, 2018) is an American historian and author.
William P. MacKinnon is the author of At Sword's Point: A Documentary History of the Utah War to 1858. MacKinnon has published over thirty articles on the history of the American West.
The "Word of Wisdom" is the common name of a section of the Doctrine and Covenants, a book considered by many churches within the Latter Day Saint movement to consist of revelations from God.
There are many works relating to Joseph Smith.
Zina Diantha Huntington Jacobs Smith Young (January 31, 1821 – August 28, 1901) was an American social activist and religious leader who served as the third general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) from 1888 until her death.